Can you feel your Dodge Stratus brakes feeling soft and getting weak? Learn how to fix the problem by replacing the front brake pads of your Dodge Stratus. This guide provides instructions on replacing front brake pads on Chrysler Stratus.

What you will need

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  • Dodge Stratus Front Brake Pad
  • Jack and Jack Stands
  • Flathead screwdriver
  • 14mm socket
  • Ratchet
  • Brake grease
  • Torque wrench


  1. With the wheels on the ground, loosen the lug nuts but don’t remove them.
  2. Jack up your Dodge Stratus and secure it with jack stands.
  3. Remove the front wheel from your Dodge Stratus.
  4. Use a flathead screwdriver to press the caliper piston into the caliper.
  5. Use a 14mm socket to remove one of the guide pins.
  6. Fold out the brake caliper and remove old brake pads and shims.
  7. Install the new brake pads. Apply a small amount of grease where the brake pads slide on the brake caliper.
  8. Install the brake caliper. Apply grease to the guide pins.
  9. Torque guide pins to 31 Nm or 23 ft-lb.
  10. Install the wheel and tighten it. Rember to tighten the lug nuts when the vehicle has been lowered.
  11. Start your Dodge Stratus and pump the brake pedal a few times before starting to drive.

We hope you find the Dodge Stratus Change Front Brake Pads guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Dodge Stratus.

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